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February 19, 2020

Global LNG Demand to Double by 2040, but Supply/Demand Balance Unlikely Till Mid 2020s, Says Shell

The long-term outlook for global natural gas continues to be positive through 2040, but if European gas prices fall much lower this year, U.S. export facilities may face shut ins, Royal Dutch Shell plc executives said Thursday.
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Freight Rate Volatility on the Rise as Coronavirus Strands Vessels on Open Seas

The coronavirus has upended the global liquefied natural gas market, driving up freight rate volatility as an increasing number of cargoes are floating throughout Asia while others are being diverted.
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TC Energy Exec Says Appalachian Producers Finally ‘Tapping the Brakes’ Amid Natural Gas Price Crunch

TC Energy Corp.’s natural gas producing customers in the Appalachian Basin are taking corrective measures...
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LNG Recap: China to Offer Tariff Exemptions; Global Gas Outlook Dims Further

China said Tuesday it would offer tariff exemptions for hundreds of U.S. goods, including crude oil and liquefied natural gas (LNG), as part of efforts to ease trade tensions.
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Global Natural Gas Market Still Wrestling with Coronavirus Impacts

The global natural gas market is grappling with demand loss in China that’s resulted from the coronavirus outbreak, as spot prices in Northeast Asia...
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Enbridge Expands Role in LNG Exports with Deal to Buy Rio Bravo Pipeline

Enbridge Inc. has agreed to acquire the Rio Bravo Pipeline Co. and assume full ownership of the 4.5 Bcf/d system that would feed NextDecade Corp.’s proposed RioGrande liquefied natural gas export facility.
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NatGas, LNG Projects Gather Steam South of Mexico on Back of Low Prices

Buoyed by record low prices, natural gas is advancing farther south of Mexico and into the Caribbean, principally as a fuel for power generation.

TC Energy Targeting Gulf Coast LNG Growth with $1B-Plus Pipeline Expansion

Western Canadian production would gain a route to liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminals on the Gulf Coast from a pipeline expansion announced Thursday by TC Energy Corp.
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More NatGas, Less Coal Contributed to Flat CO2 Emissions Growth in 2019, Says IEA

Owing in part to fuel switching from coal to natural gas in advanced economies, global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions remained flat year/year in 2019, according to new data released this week by the International Energy Agency (IEA).

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NGI's Bidweek Alert Day 5 - January 31st for February 2020
For more detailed information please download the Excel data file
FIXED RANGE BASIS RANGE
South Texas
Agua Dulce -- --
Florida Gas Zone 1 -- --
NGPL S. TX -- --
Tennessee Zone 0 South -- -0.1100 to -0.1050
Texas Eastern S. TX -- --
Transco Zone 1 -- -0.0750 to -0.0700
East Texas
Carthage -- --
Houston Ship Channel -- -0.0650 to -0.0650
Katy -- --
NGPL TexOk -- -0.1575 to -0.1450
Tennessee Zone 0 North -- --
Texas Eastern E. TX -- --
Transco Zone 2 -- --
West Texas/SE New Mexico
El Paso Permian 0.050 to 1.220 --
El Paso - Keystone Pool 0.120 to 0.525 --
El Paso - Plains Pool 1.110 to 1.220 --
El Paso - Waha Pool 0.050 to 0.450 --
Transwestern 0.200 to 0.400 --
Transwestern - Central 0.305 to 0.400 --
Transwestern - W. TX 0.200 to 0.400 --
Waha 0.050 to 0.550 --
Midwest
Alliance -- --
ANR ML7 -- --
Chicago Citygate 1.805 to 1.945 --
Chicago - Nicor Gas 1.850 to 1.935 --
Chicago - NIPSCO 1.805 to 1.945 --
Chicago - North Shore -- --
Chicago - Peoples -- --
Consumers Energy 1.815 to 1.815 -0.0900 to -0.0850
Dawn 1.705 to 1.820 -0.1250 to -0.0800
Defiance -- -0.1700 to -0.1700
Rover-ANR -- -0.1700 to -0.1700
Rover-Panhandle -- --
Emerson -- -0.0750 to -0.0400
Joliet -- --
Lebanon -- -0.1250 to -0.1250
Michigan Consolidated -- -0.1550 to -0.1250
NGPL Amarillo Mainline 1.710 to 1.740 --
Parkway/Union 1.810 to 1.810 -0.0500 to -0.0450
REX Zone 3 Delivered -- -0.1525 to -0.1250
REX into ANR - Shelby -- -0.1525 to -0.1250
REX into MGT - Edgar -- --
REX into NGPL - Moultrie -- -0.1500 to -0.1450
REX into PEPL - Putnam -- -0.1400 to -0.1400
REX into Trunk - Douglas -- --
Midcontinent
ANR SW 1.680 to 1.680 --
Enable East -- -0.2525 to -0.2050
NGPL Midcontinent 1.410 to 1.450 -0.5200 to -0.5200
Northern Border Ventura -- --
Northern Natural Demarc 1.800 to 1.810 -0.0300 to -0.0250
Northern Natural Ventura 1.870 to 2.020 --
OGT 1.445 to 1.445 -0.4500 to -0.4500
Panhandle Eastern 1.440 to 1.490 -0.4700 to -0.4350
Southern Star -- -0.2600 to -0.2600
North Louisiana/Arkansas
Perryville -- -0.1000 to -0.1000
Texas Eastern, M1, 24 -- --
Texas Gas Zone 1 -- -0.1450 to -0.1450
Trunkline Zone 1A -- -0.1625 to -0.1300
South Louisiana
ANR SE -- -0.0725 to -0.0700
Columbia Gulf Mainline -- -0.1600 to -0.1425
Columbia Gulf onshore -- -0.0700 to -0.0650
Florida Gas Zone 2 -- --
Henry Hub -- -0.0025 to -0.0025
Southern Natural -- -0.0725 to -0.0625
Tennessee Line 500 -- -0.0800 to -0.0650
Tennessee Line 800 -- -0.1200 to -0.1100
Texas Eastern E. LA -- -0.1000 to -0.1000
Texas Eastern W. LA -- -0.0700 to -0.0650
Texas Gas Zone SL -- --
Transco Zone 3 -- -0.0500 to -0.0450
Trunkline E. LA -- --
Trunkline W. LA -- --
Southeast
FGT Citygate -- --
Florida Gas Zone 3 -- 0.0050 to 0.0200
Texas Eastern M-1, 30 -- --
Transco Zone 4 -- -0.0325 to -0.0275
Transco Zone 5 -- 0.2800 to 0.5800
Transco Zone 5 North -- --
Transco Zone 5 South -- 0.2800 to 0.5800
Appalachia
Columbia Gas -- -0.3500 to -0.3300
Dominion North -- -0.4200 to -0.4000
Dominion South -- -0.4400 to -0.3950
Leidy Hub -- --
Millennium East Pool -- -0.3500 to -0.3400
Tenn Zone 4 200L -- -0.2200 to -0.2000
Tennessee Zn 4 313 Pool -- -0.3900 to -0.3750
Tennessee Zn 4 Marcellus -- -0.4000 to -0.3750
Texas Eastern M-2, 30 Delivery -- --
Texas Eastern M-2, 30 Receipt -- -0.4450 to -0.4000
Texas Eastern M-3, Delivery -- 0.1500 to 0.4200
Texas Eastern M-3, Receipt -- --
Transco-Leidy Line -- -0.4200 to -0.2800
Northeast
Algonquin Citygate -- 1.0000 to 1.5750
Algonquin Citygate (non-G) -- 1.0000 to 1.5750
Algonquin Receipts -- --
Iroquois Zone 2 -- 1.1000 to 1.5000
Iroquois, Waddington -- 0.4700 to 0.7000
Niagara -- -0.0250 to -0.0100
Tenn Zone 5 200L -- --
Tenn Zone 5 200L East -- --
Tenn Zone 5 200L West -- --
Tenn Zone 5 300L -- --
Tenn Zone 6 200L -- --
Tenn Zone 6 200L North -- --
Tenn Zone 6 200L South -- --
Tenn Zone 6 300L -- --
Transco Zone 6 non-NY -- 0.2000 to 0.4500
Transco Zone 6 non-NY North -- 0.2000 to 0.4500
Transco Zone 6 non-NY South -- --
Transco Zone 6 NY -- 0.3500 to 0.8000
Rocky Mountains
Cheyenne Hub 1.620 to 1.655 --
CIG 1.605 to 1.650 --
CIG DJ Basin -- --
El Paso Bondad 1.600 to 1.600 --
El Paso San Juan 1.550 to 1.630 --
Kern River 1.890 to 2.030 --
Kingsgate -- --
Northwest Rockies 1.620 to 1.660 --
Northwest S. of Green River 1.620 to 1.660 --
Northwest Sumas 1.895 to 2.100 --
Northwest Wyoming Pool -- --
Opal 1.920 to 2.050 --
Questar -- --
Stanfield -- --
Transwestern San Juan 1.600 to 1.600 --
White River Hub 1.660 to 1.710 --
Arizona/Nevada
El Paso S. Mainline/N. Baja -- --
Kern Delivery 2.375 to 2.550 --
California
Malin 1.915 to 2.060 --
PG&E Citygate 2.690 to 2.790 --
SoCal Citygate 3.350 to 3.530 --
Southern Border, PG&E 1.620 to 1.700 --
Southern Border, SoCal 1.650 to 2.500 --
SoCal Border Avg. 1.650 to 2.500 --
SoCal Border - Blythe -- --
SoCal Border - Ehrenberg 2.150 to 2.390 --
SoCal Border - Kern River Station 2.350 to 2.350 --
SoCal Border - Kramer 2.430 to 2.500 --
SoCal Border - Needles 1.700 to 1.700 --
SoCal Border - Topock 1.650 to 1.650 --
SoCal Border - Wheeler Ridge 2.440 to 2.440 --
Canada
Alliance (APC) - ATP -- --
Empress 1.780 to 1.990 --
NOVA/AECO C 1.740 to 1.975 --
Westcoast Station 2 1.900 to 1.925 --
NOTE: Both the buy and the sell side of transactions are counted in this table, as they are in NGI’s daily, weekly and bidweek natural gas price tables, a standard practice which supports consistency and uniformity across products as explained in our price methodology.